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reviews, the other peer reviewers as bob beck pointed out, with difficult task, one that we really welcomed. >> i think that there was a slide for facility design. >> we swapped it. >> fine, great, thank you. >> bob is going to take care of that one >> we used rational credibility threats and modalities and we used protective designs at comparable facilities throughout the united states. if you look at it, basically this agency is on the same type of facility, that we have in chicago, philly, boston, washington, d.c., areas around the country that need protection. the only other thing that i think that i would add to this is that, you know, this is something that you need to do. this is, we did not come up with anything and there is no fluff in here and there is nothing that can't be supported with the documentation that we provided. and i will hand it off to bob beck. >> unless the team has any questions on rba. >> there is still two more slides that i will assume that bob ask going to go through them. >> okay. >> i guess that i just want to reiterate my comment from last presenta
. >> okay. >> do you see that? >> yeah. >> this, yeah, that pointer works. so where bob is pointing that is the open space connection. >> i see. maybe you could see it if i do this. this is open space right here. >> and the town houses? >> thank you. >> they are right there. >> in the northwest corner of the parcel? >> that is an existing project residential project, a private development. >> with a bit of an irregular shape and there is plenty of room to put a 400 foot tower as well as the podium level buildings. here is just another view, this is looking east on folsom treat and you can see the tower and the buildings next to it and you get a good view of the try angular parcel that is next to it. you can see the retail on the ground floor and the tower on the right and one of the podium buildings on the left. and here is a close up of the entrance to that open space, again, it is publicly accessible open space and they can close it off at night but the hope is that during the daytime, all of the time it will be opened to the public and it will also be served on both sides by reta
acted quickly and calmly to call 911. he notified his supervisors and lorraine and bob and i were on the seen and jackie battle was there and he had the presence of mind to escort 60 to 70 members of the public who were using the facility to a safe location away from the incident that occurred and if you think about this for a second there was a shooting but no one knew about the shooter was and it's times of crisis that you get a look at someone's character and i want to thank lonnie for his actions and calmness. he knew the item of the incident and he emotional issues to deal with while acting professionally and i am so proud of how you handled that evening lonnie and i wanted to thank you. [applause] >> good morning. my name is lonnie beard. i would like to say thank you commissioner, and me -- i of associated with park and rec for 20 years before i got with park and rec in 2010. the 20 years i was with park and rec and pel i was down in gill man for me to get with park and rec it was a blessing to give back to the kids so i want to say thank you again and i will continue to
animal control welfare. they're dealing with the issue of licensing, dog walkers, and when there was bob palaceo as commissioner and [inaudible] was here, the acting superintendent, a big fellow quite a while ago before he went south to bel air. what happens there was a discussion on whether or not such and such dog walkers would use the park facilities. the issue i want to bring it has to do with insurance, whether or not they have insurance. there was something about the grandfather clause. that wasn't voted on when it was before them but for myself i would think people with responsibility if there is an accident that comes up a mauling or a dog fight there is insurance. it wasn't when they issue the permits and try to apply the grandfather clause so when it comes up again i will be present and i hope i would have the support of the commissioners. thank you sir. >> thank you. >> is there anyone else that would like to make general public comment on item 10? seeing none this item is closed. we are now on item 11 which is closed session. conference with legal counsel. anyone that
22. earlier last summer local 22 sat down with representatives from america's cup, mr. bob dillingham, mr. barkley here. and we had a pretty good meeting. we wanted this to meet, we wanted it to be success. ful. gave him a lease of contractors that perform temporary structures. i thought it was a pretty good meeting, but apparently that fell on deaf ears. i was taken back on that one. ~ we did send a letter out early on also to haar bin studios regarding all the workout there, the upcoming america's cup. i got no response. when the work did start, we went out there, i went out there and discovered this wasn't going right. on a lot of the contractors weren't even from around here. things fell apart. that's when my investigation began. manuel flores and i presented it moving on to office of labor standards [speaker not understood]. so, it just didn't work. what happened, you know, this is what happened. you know, the issues, the workers, workers got hurt. that's what it's about. now we got to rectify it, make it right because it's about them. these workers, they travel, you know, they t
to consider that bob must scatter who's the head of that you know also coincidentallies also happen to be the head of the san francisco public employee commission and they work at being successful at pension reform and they may be interested in adding some real value in i know that the labors for example have a couple of thousand people living in the community on the east side of san francisco alone and so the unions may be willing to step up if thief a seat at the table during the preliminary conversations, they may be willing to step up and assist the puc and reaching out to folks that we may have missed or have fallen through the tracks cracks. >> very good points. i'm glad the meeting is taped. >>> oh, i'm talking fast. >> instructor: gentleman years ago any other comments commissioners, okay item seven b clean power san francisco up date. >> bob harem and today east stromb. >>> thank you commissioners barbara hale the assistant for commissioner for hour and we have distributed our time line we are on track for our time line we will note there is one addition to the tim
associates, anchor resolution, sequence staffing, bob murray and associates. they are not only located in the bay area but throughout the united states. these are large firms with multiple offices within the united states and also firms that just have one location within california. our scoring ranged from 47 to up to 90. we locked at the criterias of proposal information and understanding of the project objectives. that was out of 20 points. most of the firm his a good understanding what we're looking for and what the position entailed and the complications that may come with the position located at city and county of san francisco. we lookedded at the technical approach. most of the firms did outline detail week by week schedule of what they plan to accomplish over the course of the next three months. we looked at experience and capabilities. that pretty much range friday companies that just. >> >> recruited for midlevel positions such as transportation planners and engineers all the way up to executive director. with the hawkins company they cited the experience they have wi
to go options. i grabbed myself a ka bob sandwich, all kinds of herbs and spices. i'm going to taste this. looking fantastic. one of the best i've had in a long time. you know it's delicious b i have just enough room for dessert, my favorite part. we're behind the scenes right now watching how all the pastries get made. and we've got a whole array of pastries here. honey and nuts and cinnamon, all kinds of great ingredients. this is amazing. here's another yummy pastry made with filo dough. oh, my god. really sweet and similar, it's lighter. this is what i like. we have a lovely row here. looks like a very delicious and exciting surprise. i'm going to bite into it. here we go. um. this is great with armenian coffee. now we're making some incredible armenian coffee. >> we buy our coffee, they have the best coffee. they come from armenia, specially made. and would you like to try it? >> i would like to try. >> would you like sugar or no sugar? >> no sugar today. i'm so excited. really earthy. you can really taste the grain. i think that's what makes it so special. really comes out. i h
community effort to do this. i worked closely with the community as well. i want to acknowledge bob through this crowd here and as well as paul kumar. they led that charge for us and i really appreciate the work. we are having an incredible agreement today. two seismically safe hospitals and that's really important. we are in the midst of rebuilding san francisco hospital and i know how important it is to have safe hospitals. some of the important community benefits from this process, but i would like to especially acknowledge warren browner from cpmc, judy lee and michael, we are also working on a lot of projects because of this initial process. again the supervisors coming in and lou to finalize this process made it all happen. we should be very proud. there are 30,000 individual when health care reform happens and they qualify for health insurance and this will be a new and safe hospital. thank you so much on behalf of all. [ applause ] >> that's it ladies and gentlemen of the thank david chu and campos. i enjoyed it and glad we are done.
gates creative cfo who works at the hospital and the chairman of the board mr. bob -- [ applause ] . throughout this process, i had the luxury of a number of people helping and counseling me and encouraging me, but i would like to particularly thank bishop mark andrews who has been a tremendous supporter of saint lukes. and last but not least, i want to thank the san francisco coalition. we, as part of our process had meetings with the coalition in my office, their executive committee that varied from 10-13 in size from meeting to meeting and also their liaison mr. mark kumar who kept everyone a price apprised of what we were doing. i know that san francisco is still a city that knows how and wants the city to work and cares about each other. congratulations to san francisco. i want to introduce our fine mayor ed lee. [ applause ] . >> thank you. i yelled out wife and family to make sure that there was a way in which to acknowledge the tremendous sacrifice that lou gerardo has given. when you see construction workers, you know something big is going to happen. it has in the same
of clarification, i think we had questions about whether or not bob muscat was a city employee and the city attorney has just informed me that he's not a city employee, but he is the executive director of local 21. so, that is why he was able to serve on the oversight board. >> okay. >> so, this is just a matter of clarification. thank you. >> thank you very much. [speaker not understood]? >> all right, thank you, supervisor yee and supervisor breed and supervisor cohen, for having this hearing for mental health board seats. we didn't have quorum the past two meetings, so, it will be great to have some new and excited passionate people along with hopefully reappointments of some of the people who have already served. the mental health advisory board is a state mandated board, and every county in california has a board, a mental health board or commission. and they range in number size from 5 to 17 that we have here in san francisco and that we have in los angeles. the seats are a mix of about a third family members, people with a family member with serious mental illness and clients or cons
especially want to acknowledge the work of bob besso, michelle kimbalt and acknowledge the work of the developer who worked in good faith to resolve these issues. and if i may, i'd like to ask john kwong of the department of public works if he's here. is mr. kwong here? okay, my understanding was that he would be here, but that's fine. as mr. kwong is aware, we have a resolution that will involve certain work that will be done by this developer to address some of the issues raised by the neighborhood. so, with that understanding, i would ask that we move forward and approve this item. thank you. >> thank you. colleagues, can we take this item same house same call? without objection, this resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> item 9. >> item 9 is an ordinance amending the administrative code to rescind the sunset clause in the san francisco bonding and financial assistance program. >> same house same call? this ordinance is passed on first read. madam clerk, can you call items 10 and 11 >> item 10, ordinance a appropriating approximately $2.77 million of fee revenue for the planning
housing partnership, paul kumar from nuhw, bob prentiss who was a member of the blue ribbon panel, [speaker not understood] former health commissioner and also another member of the blue ribbon panel, ken barnes, st. lukes doctor, also blue ribbon panel. professor hair aston at the [speaker not understood]. [speaker not understood] from cna. as well as michael lion from gray pantherses. and i mention them in part because all of you ~ were really truly instrumental in the last few years at helping us understand issues from the community perspective. i probably missed some names and i apologize for that, but i just want to give my deep felt thanks to all of you in the community who worked hard to get us to where we are today. we still, regardless of what happens today, have a long ways to go and the conversations will continue. but i just wanted to acknowledge folks up at the start. and with that, supervisor campos. >> thank you, mr. president. i want to echo your remarks around the community of partners that have been working on this for so many years. and, you know, there have bee
, professor bob cherney who previously certificatedctionv -- served on the landmarks advisory board and other neighborhood advocates that said that they had some concerns that he would not be as sensitive to preservation as they would like. ~ i've also received a number of correspondences from others from self-help to the elderly to many projects he's worked on, people that are supportive of him. it's the architectural historian position that we are approving the appointment of and i'll just say that he has been working on the alexandria theater which is one of our key landmarks in the richmond district and i have had the pleasure of working with him directly on that project. i'm willing to listen and to share some of the concerns from the preservation community, but i'll be supporting mr. pearlman today in this vote. thank you. >> supervisor breed. >> thank you. after hearing supervisor mar -- he brought up a few comments,, and i know as a member of the rules committee i received some of those same comments. and i want to thank you very much for bringing those to our attention. i know choosi
'm under the impression bob muscat who currently has the seat that is expiring is a city employee. so, i guess it's unclear to me, are we changing the rules or are we now enforcing them, is it an oversight? what exactly? maybe he doesn't work for the city and i'm mistaken. >> i can't tell you about him personally. i wasn't involved in his appointment. i can tell you we're not changing the rules. this was a voter adopted measure in 2002, i believe, that set the qualifications for these positions and in that ballot measure, the voters restricted the city employees and officers could not hold these positions. >> okay. colleagues, can we move to continue consideration of seat 2 to the call of the chair? >> yes, so moved. >> any objections? seeing none, so moved. now we would be hearing from the applicants for seat number 1 and 3 in the order they appear in the agenda. if kia omotalade. >> supervisor, sorry to interrupt, this is a technical thing. i recommend you rescind that vote and take all the votes on each of the seats, including the vote to continue seat number 2, after hearing public c
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